- As a result, even a three-year-old boy becomes the legal chief of the family and his mother is relegated to an inferior social status.
- Most of them were relegated to rear echelon positions or they were stewards on the boats or on the ships.
- We feel that economic failure has created a situation where survival and law have been relegated to antagonistic positions.
Late Middle English (in the sense 'send into exile'): from Latin relegat- 'sent away, referred', from the verb relegare, from re- 'again' + legare 'send'.
Words that rhyme with relegatedelegate
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